Chinmaya Mission Cleveland


Registration for Bala Vihar

Chinmaya Mission Cleveland is proud to announce the opening of registration for Bala Vihar enrollment for 2023-2024. Click here to register!

This enrollment form is for the Bala Vihar year September 10, 2023 to May 19, 2024.  

This year the classes will be held at our new Ashram - Chinmaya Gayatri!

Early Registration Fees (Until September 9, 2023):

$350/family with children or $175/family without children

Regular Registration Fees (After September 9, 2023)

$400/family with children or $200/family without children

Hindi Classes - Books & Exam Fees:

$75 per student in addition to the Registration Fees (NOTE:  Please pay this fee by Check to "Chinmaya Mission" and handover check to Jyoti Harwalkar on the first day of class)

NOTE:  If payment of this fees poses financial hardship for your family, please contact our Bala Vihar Coordinator; Indira Palekar (

Registration is a two-step process:

Step 1 - Fill out the form below in its entirety.

Step 2 - Make PayPal payment per instructions in the registration form and record the confirmation # to complete the registration.

Please Note:

One Registration per family is required.

Your Bala Vihar registration also offers you the option to choose among one of the Language classes (Hindi or Sanskrit), Arts (Yoga), or SAT Prep.  Bala Vihar registration is mandatory to attend these optional classes. Parental attendance in Vivekji's Discourse (Vedanta in Bhagavatam) is mandatory.

**** NOTE:  New Timings for Sunday Bala Vihar Sessions: 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM ******


Location:   Chinmaya Gayatri

                 Chinmaya Mission Cleveland Ashram

                 3105 Farnham Road, Richfield, OH 44286

9:15am - 10:15am (the following language, arts and SAT Prep classes are offered concurrently):

Language (Optional): Hindi / Sanskrit

Arts (Optional): Yoga

10:15am - 10:30am Swaranjali (Optional Bhajan classes for all children and parents). 

10:30am - 11:00am: General Assembly (Mandatory)

11:00am - 12:00pm: Bala Vihar Classes (Mandatory)

Tejomaya - Age 3 to Kindergarten

Chinmaya - Grades 1 and 2

Tapovana - Grades 3 and 4

Viveka - Grades 5 and 6

Shankara - Grades 7 and 8

Vyasa - Grades 9 to 12

11:00am - 12:00pm: Adult Class (Mandatory - While kids are attending Bala Vihar, parents are required to attend the Vedanta in Bhagavatam discourse by Shri Vivekji)